Originally Posted by sccr64472
I'd be willing to be he's not comparing apples to apples because of Cool n Quiet. Check both "idle" voltages and clock speeds and make sure one isn't throttled and under volted while the other is at stock frequency and voltage. The Hyper is a much better cooler than the stock cooler.
Originally Posted by EpicPie
Reseat the 212+.
I could be mistaken, but he doesn't isn't comparing his CPU with a stock cooler and a 212. He is comparing his friends dual core with a stock cooler to his quad core with a 212.
Like I posted before my dual core amd compaq that is slightly overclocked running the stock fan runs cooler than my 1100t that has the Antec Kuhler and AS on it.
I think he is fine, and just isn't comparing apples to apples.